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580 Ratings

The Legend of the Suram Fortress

Ambavi Suramis tsikhitsa

Soviet Union, 1985


A film version of a well-known Georgian folk-tale, in which a young boy has to be immured into the walls of a fortress in order to stop it from crumbling to pieces.

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The Legend of the Suram Fortress Directed by Sergei Parajanov, Dodo Abashidze

Awards & Festivals

International Film Festival Rotterdam

1987 | Winner: Best Innovative Film (Rotterdam Award)

São Paulo International Film Festival

1987 | Winner: Critics Award

Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival

1986 | Winner: Best Director (Caixa de Catalunya)

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